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ea0035p366 | Diabetes (epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2014

Association between UCP polymorphisms and BMI changes: A cross-sectional study and meta-analysis

Brondani Leticia , Assmann Tais , de Souza Bianca , Boucas AnaPaula , Bauer Andrea Carla , Canani Luis Henrique , Crispim Daisy

Aims: Some studies have reported associations between uncoupling protein (UCP) 1–3 polymorphisms and obesity or related-features. However, other studies have failed to confirm these associations. Thus, this study describes a cross-sectional study and a meta-analysis conducted to attempt to determine whether the -3826A/G (UCP1), -866G/A, Ala55Val and Ins/Del (UCP2) and -55C/T (UCP3) polymorphisms are associated with body mass index (BMI)...